Chesaconcavus proteus Conrad 1834 (barnacle)

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Balanidae

Alternative combinations: Balanus proteus, Concavus proteus

Belongs to Chesaconcavus according to V. A. Zullo 1992

Sister taxa: Chesaconcavus belgradensis, Chesaconcavus chesapeakensis, Chesaconcavus myosulcatus, Chesaconcavus rossi, Chesaconcavus santamaria, Chesaconcavus tamiamiensis

Type specimen: ANSP 18813, an other

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (4: North Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Miocene of United States (4: Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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